CLARION – Last week’s meeting of the Clarion County Prison Board of Inspectors was jammed packed with discussions on a variety of different jail issues.
CLARION – Clarion County officials are looking to purchase a new trailer for the maintenance department, but initial plans to do so last week were put on hold.
KITTANNING – The adoption of a proclamation for Sexual Assault Awareness Month took a personal and poignant turn last week as the executive director of Armstrong County’s domestic violence advocacy agency shared her own story of a case of abuse from years ago.
CLARION – On April 4, nearly 60 area residents attended “Developing a Survival Mindset: Preparing for an Armed Intruder.” The event, held at the Clarion Mall and sponsored by the Clarion Chamber of Business and Industry, took attendees through possible active-shooter scenarios that are becom…
EAST BRADY – Water system discussions dominated last week’s agenda of the East Brady Borough Council, as council members addressed concerns regarding the water surcharge rate and mentioned a proposed plan to address elevated copper levels detected in some home lines.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Donald J. Cooper, the former pastor of St. Charles Catholic Church in New Bethlehem, and Joseph F. Meisinger of Clarion, were among a list of 51 priests and other Catholic Church employees “credibly accused” of sexual misconduct dating as far back as 1944 in the Diocese of Erie.
BUTLER CO. – Two people were charged last week in connection with the overdose death of a Callensburg woman and the subsequent disposal of her body last fall in Butler County.